Hong Kong textile executive, Tang Hsiang Chien, Died at 94


Leo Tang Hsiang Chien was born on June 8, 1923, and died on March 10, 2018.

He was a Hong Kong industrialist.

Chien’s son Henry Tang Ying Yen was Financial Secretary of Hong Kong and a candidate for Chief Executive in 2012.

Tang graduated from Utopia University in Shanghai in 1945 and received a master’s degree from Illinois State University in 1948.

Chien moved and relocated his business interests to Hong Kong in 1950.

Chien’s businesses prospered in Hong Kong, and after 1989, he showed commitment to the emerging business environment of China, amassing an estimated net worth of US$1.6 billion, and earning him membership of the Standing Committee of the 7–9th CPPCC National Committee.

He was married to Susan Tang Yew Zoe-chi, who survived him. The couple had four children, Henry, Sandys, Mai and Tom.

He died at 94 years old.